Will Catholic High School Students in North Dakota Be Forbidden to Pray at Their Playoff Game?

Students and sports fans at Shanley High School, a private Catholic school in Fargo, North Dakota, have traditionally said a prayer before the football game in their school stadium. Now, though, that has to stop! The North Dakota High School Activities Association has told Shanley H.S. officials that they cannot say a prayer over their own P.A. system, in their own football stadium, before a playoff game this Saturday, because it's a violation of the separation of Church and State. THE … [Read more...]

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Kim Davis Returns to Court to Petition for Accommodation

Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis, who was jailed for refusing to issue same-sex marriage certificates after the Supreme Court's ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, is back in court. This time, Davis has asked the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals to hear oral argument of her case "due to the weighty constitutional and statutory issues at stake in this case." Defending her religious rights in the case is the Liberty Counsel, an international nonprofit, litigation, education, and policy organization … [Read more...]

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House Vote Expected Today to Protect States Which Defund Planned Parenthood

A House vote is expected today on an important effort to support those states which choose to deny Medicaid funds to Planned Parenthood or other abortion providers. The “Women’s Public Health and Safety Act” (H.R. 3495), introduced by Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI), would make it clear that federal law does not prevent a state from, at its option, excluding organizations that provide elective abortions from the Medicaid program. According to a Government Accountability Office report released March 20 … [Read more...]

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